Mean Girls Day

Next Thursday, 3 October 2024

"On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was"   Does this line sound familiar?

Well of course it does, because October 3rd is Mean Girls Day. 

This unofficial holiday is inspired by the 2004 movie "Mean Girls" with Lindsay Lohan.

The day has grown in popularity over the years, especially on social media, where the movie has become a cult classic, prompting people to share Mean Girls memes on October 3rd and use some of the movie's most iconic quotes. 

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Mean Girls Day: How did it become a thing?

Mean Girls is a teen movie released in 2004, starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, and Amanda Seyfried. The movie is a comedy that criticizes high school cliques, and how mean girl culture can be damaging to young teenage girls. 

The pop culture phenomenon written by Tina Fey and under the direction of Mark Waters became a blockbuster due to some of its iconic dialogues. One such dialogue is believed to be the origin of this day. 

There is an iconic scene in the movie where Jonathan Bennett's character Aaron Samuels turns around and asks Lindsay Lohan's character Cady Heron in their high school what day it is. In response, Cady says "It's October 3rd".

The highlight of this scene is based on the simple yet awkward interaction between these two characters which were highly relatable to the viewers. 

After the film was released, this scene and the line became very popular and gained a lot of love from fans. As a result, fans started celebrating October 3rd as "Mean Girls Day" every year.

The movie has achieved a cult following over the years and is loved to date which led to the continued celebration of "Mean Girls Day" on 3rd October by fans everywhere. 

On this day people share Mean Girls gifs, quotes, and memes daily on social media. Part of the movie's success is due to how quotable it is. It has instantly recognizable quotes, that everyone associates with Mean Girls. 

Because this holiday is a product of many people on social media, it is hard to track its origins. But the truth is that every year thousands of posts are shared on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, celebrating October 3rd.

Top 10 Mean Girls Quotes

  1. "On Wednesdays we wear pink." : Karen Smith

  2. "I'm not like a regular mom, I'm a cool mom!" : June George

  3. "That's so fetch!" : Gretchen Wieners

  4. "Ex-boyfriends are off-limits to friends. That's just, like, the rules of feminism." : Gretchen Wieners

  5. “That's why her hair is so big. It's full of secrets.” : Damian Leigh

  6. "Raise your hand if you have ever been personally victimized by Regina George."
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  7. "You wanna do something fun? Wanna go to Taco Bell?" : Karen Smith

  8. "I'm sorry that people are so jealous of me. But I can't help it that I'm popular." : Gretchen Wieners

  9. "One time, she punched me in the face. It was awesome." : Bethany Byrd

  10. "Your face smells like peppermint!" : Aaron Samuels

How to Celebrate Mean Girls' Day

Fans of the movie celebrate Mean Girls Day by paying homage to some of the movie's most iconic scenes. 

If you want to get into the spirit of the movie, start by wearing pink, Then, get in the car to do some shopping, and don't forget to stop by Taco Bell or to pick up some cheese fries. All of this while trying to make fetch happen. 

You can also gather some friends and throw a Mean Girls viewing party at your house, don't forget the snacks!

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